20 March 2020
Appian has created a free COVID-19 Response Management application for enterprises and government agencies, which can be fully configured and adopted within two hours.
The app establishes a central command center to safeguard the health and safety of employees. It tracks health status, location, travel history and any COVID-19 incident details. Employers can see the health and work status of all employees, by geography and department. The application runs in Appian’s HIPAA-certified Cloud.
It also enables organisations to offer community support to their employees. At Appian, we believe workplaces are more than simply jobs, they are communities, and they should rally together in challenging times. For our own internal use, we have created and automated a “COVID-19 Help Department” to connect employee volunteers with employees who need assistance. Appian has scores of volunteers rallied to help employees in need — delivering groceries, offering a ride, helping at home, or making virtual social connections. In the application we announce today, we bring the same functionality to any organization that wishes to deploy it.
Enterprises can request, deploy, and configure the COVID-19 Response application in as little as two hours. They do not have to be Appian customers to use this application, and no Appian expertise is required. Organizations implementing the application are given access to Appian’s COVID-19 Application Desk for assistance. When they call, we will walk them through the setup process until the application is up and running. This service, like the software, is offered at no charge.
Appian is being used by Global 2000 organizations in financial services, pharma, manufacturing, and other industries to manage their COVID-19 response. Appian software helps these organizations move quickly, adapt to change, and coordinate a disparate workforce — exactly what’s needed now.
“Centralizing accurate information about our people, where they are, and what they might need, and reaching our whole community is key to coordinating our organization during crises,” said Sidney Fernandes, CIO, University of South Florida. “During the hurricane season of 2018, Appian helped us build and deploy an application for tracking our 50,000-student community in just one day. We use it to ensure the safety of our students and faculty during all crises.”
Qualifying organizations of 1,000 employees or more that would like to use Appian’s COVID-19 Response Management application can sign up for access at www.appian.com/covid-19-response-management.